Treating Ankle Sprains

One of the most common athletic injuries is an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ankle rolls, or twists, inward and over-stretches or even tears the outward ligaments. Immediate pain follows and bruising as well as swelling can occur. Injury can happen when landing with the ankle twisted underneath the foot after a jump, called […]

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Stop Sport’s Injuries

Shoulder and elbow injuries in children are on the rise. Damage to the UCL – ulnar collateral ligament is often caused by pitchers throwing too much and can be difficult to repair. overuse is preventable warm up properly by running, stretching and easy throwing rotate players in other positions Be aware of age-appropriate pitching don’t […]

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Save Your Knees

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed this website to give you more in depth information about your knees, what can go wrong with them, and how to treat various pain conditions. This is your orthopedic connection to information from doctors you can trust. Associated URL: http://saveyourknees.org

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Andrews Wrap

This is to be used for an Inflamed Bursa of the Elbow (Olecranon Bursitis) or Knee (Prepatellar Bursitis): Wrap a warm moist towel around the effected joint Wrap Saran Wrap around the moist towel Place a dry towel around the Saran Wrap Do this 3 times daily for 20 minutes at a time

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RICE Treatment

Treatment of sprains is often accomplished with the “RICE” method. If you are unsure of the severity of your sprain or strain, call our office before beginning any treatment or rehab. The following explains the RICE treatment method for sprains and strains: Rest: The first 24-48 hours after the injury is a critical treatment period […]

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